assembly Bill A10808A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the receipt by the board of elections of certain absentee ballots received by a board of elections that do not bear or display a dated postmark

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S8799 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 20, 2020 signed chap.140
Aug 10, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.345
substituted for a10808a
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by s8799a
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.345
rules report cal.345
reported
reported referred to rules
Jul 21, 2020 reference changed to ways and means
Jul 17, 2020 print number 10808a
Jul 17, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to election law
Jul 15, 2020 referred to election law

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8799A
12
7
committee
12
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Elections committee Vote

S8799A
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jul 21, 2020

nay (2)

A10808 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8799
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-412, El L

A10808 - Summary

Relates to the receipt by the board of elections of certain absentee ballots received by a board of elections that do not bear or display a dated postmark.

A10808 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10808
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 15, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Bichotte) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN  ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the date of receipt by
   the board of elections of certain absentee ballots received by a board
   of elections that do not bear or display a dated postmark

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 8-412  of  the  election  law,  as
 amended    by  chapter 91 of   the  laws  of 2020, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. The board of elections shall cause all absentee ballots received by
 it before the close of  the  polls  on  election  day  and  all  ballots
 contained  in envelopes showing a cancellation mark of the United States
 postal service or a foreign country's postal service, or showing a dated
 endorsement of receipt by another agency of the  United  States  govern-
 ment,  with  a date which is ascertained to be not later than the day of
 the election and received by such board  of  elections  not  later  than
 seven  days  following  the  day of election to be cast and counted. FOR
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, ANY ABSENTEE BALLOT RECEIVED BY THE  BOARD  OF
 ELECTIONS  NO  LATER THAN SEVEN DAYS FOLLOWING THE DAY  OF THE  ELECTION
 THAT  DOES  NOT BEAR OR DISPLAY A DATED POSTMARK SHALL  BE  PRESUMED  TO
 HAVE BEEN TIMELY MAILED OR DELIVERED IF SUCH BALLOT BEARS  A TIME  STAMP
 OF   THE   RECEIVING BOARD OF ELECTIONS INDICATING RECEIPT BY SUCH BOARD
 ON THE DAY AFTER THE ELECTION.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 8-412 of the election law, as amended by
 chapter 155 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
   1. The board of elections shall cause all absentee ballots received by
 it before the close of  the  polls  on  election  day  and  all  ballots
 contained  in envelopes showing a cancellation mark of the United States
 postal service or a foreign country's postal service, or showing a dated
 endorsement of receipt by another agency of the  United  States  govern-
 ment,  with  a  date  which  is ascertained to be not later than the day
 [before] OF THE election and received by such  board  of  elections  not
 later  than  seven  days  following  the  day of election to be cast and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A10808A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8799
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-412, El L

A10808A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the receipt by the board of elections of certain absentee ballots received by a board of elections that do not bear or display a dated postmark.

A10808A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                 10808--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 15, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Bichotte) --
   read  once  and referred to the Committee on Election Law -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation  to  the  receipt  by  the
   board  of elections of certain absentee ballots received by a board of
   elections that do not bear or display a dated postmark
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 8-412  of  the  election  law,  as
 amended    by  chapter 91 of   the  laws  of 2020, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. The board of elections shall cause all absentee ballots received by
 it before the close of  the  polls  on  election  day  and  all  ballots
 contained  in envelopes showing a cancellation mark of the United States
 postal service or a foreign country's postal service, or showing a dated
 endorsement of receipt by another agency of the  United  States  govern-
 ment,  with  a date which is ascertained to be not later than the day of
 the election and received by such board  of  elections  not  later  than
 seven  days  following  the  day of election to be cast and counted. FOR
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, ANY ABSENTEE BALLOT RECEIVED BY THE  BOARD  OF
 ELECTIONS BY MAIL THAT  DOES  NOT BEAR OR DISPLAY A DATED POSTMARK SHALL
 BE PRESUMED TO HAVE BEEN TIMELY MAILED OR DELIVERED IF SUCH BALLOT BEARS
 A  TIME  STAMP  OF  THE  RECEIVING BOARD OF ELECTIONS INDICATING RECEIPT
 BY SUCH BOARD ON THE DAY AFTER THE ELECTION.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 8-412 of the election law, as amended by
 chapter 155 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
   1. The board of elections shall cause all absentee ballots received by
 it before the close of  the  polls  on  election  day  and  all  ballots
 contained  in envelopes showing a cancellation mark of the United States
 postal service or a foreign country's postal service, or showing a dated
 endorsement of receipt by another agency of the  United  States  govern-
 ment,  with  a  date  which  is ascertained to be not later than the day
 [before] OF THE election and received by such  board  of  elections  not
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets